Beginners Guides: Understanding and Tweaking Windows XP Services

Posted on Friday, June 23 2006 @ 10:05 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
In Windows XP, background processes are called Services and they will be the topic of this PCSTATS Beginner's Guides. We're going to look at what the WinXP Services are, why they're necessary, which ones should be running on your system and which ones you can do without. The reason for occasional slow performance with WindowsXP is because of what's going on in the background.

Check out the full guide over here.

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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